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Question about Xen migration

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by zagman76, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. zagman76

    zagman76 Member

    Hello - I am planning a 5GB (raw) vB4 db migration to XF this weekend.

    Currently, my Web server is a 'medium' AWS instance and my db is a 'small' inatance. For the purposes of speeding up the import, would I be better off upgrading one of those servers to the 'next size up'?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Maybe. It depends on what exactly that upgrade means. For example, if the upgrade gets you a faster CPU and more RAM then you will likely see a performance benefit. But if it's something as simple as more storage space then it won't matter.
     
  3. zagman76

    zagman76 Member

    Thanks for the info! I should have been a little more explicit in what I was looking for;

    In a split-server setup (db & web), for the purposes of a vB -> Xen migration, would I be better off with a better (CPU/RAM) web server or db server (or both)? After the migration, I will revert to what I have currently.
     
  4. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    DB server is probably the most limiting factor.
     
  5. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    I've got a question: For this kind of split-server/db setup to transfer... Is it possible to do an import from vB (Split) to vB provided that he upgrades his server to give the server some breathing room to exact that migration? Then from there he can migrate to xenForo?
     
  6. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Why? You can just do two consecutive imports from vB to the same XF forum.

    But yes, vB has a vB importer you can use to merge two vB forums.
     
  7. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    Well, you said that the split-DB is the most limiting thing about his idea. It does sound complicated to me. That's just me.
     

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